Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Hardwired Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support up to 40 different zones. Two of these zones can be hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 can only be wireless. Hardwired sensors can also use a wireless transmitter to communicate with the Simon XT. Learn more about using hardwired zones with the Simon XT.
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How Many Wireless Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT provides support for up to 40 different security and life-safety zones. Two of these zones can be either hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 must be wireless. The system works with wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Interlogix Simon XT?
Interlogix manufactures the TX-E401 Tilt Sensor that is compatible with their Simon XT System. This tilt sensor operates at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. Other sensors that also operate at this same frequency are similarly compatible with the system. Learn more about the TX-E401 Sensor.
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Can I Make an Interlogix Simon XT a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
The Simon XT does not include a built-in Z-Wave controller. To use Z-Wave devices with the system, a user will need to install some type of Z-Wave controller. Even then, Z-Wave devices cannot be operated directly from the Simon XT Panel itself. Learn more about Z-Wave home automation.
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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System will support up to eight different user codes. These codes are used for arming and disarming the panel, and they are set up through System Programming. You will need to know the Master Code for the system to create new user codes. Learn how to set up user codes on a Simon XT.
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How Do I Connect My Interlogix Simon XT to WIFI?
Interlogix currently does not offer a way to connect a Simon XT System to a WIFI network. Instead, the panel can use cellular service or traditional telephone service. Cellular service is necessary for syncing the panel with the Alarm.com service. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can I Use More than One Keypad with an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System can support up to four different touchscreen keypads. These devices will provide additional points of access for the Simon XT System. Additionally, these keypads can be used to control any programmed Z-Wave devices. Learn more about the Simon XT and external keypads.
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Can I Install an Interlogix Simon XT Myself and Still Get Monitoring?
As long as your Interlogix Simon XT System can send outbound signals, it will be able to get monitoring service. If the alarm panel was installed correctly, then an alarm monitoring company can monitor the system. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT and alarm monitoring service.
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How Do I Add a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XT?
A key fob is enrolled with an Interlogix Simon XT through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn more, press and hold the top two buttons on the key fob. This will enroll it with the system. You must then adjust its settings. Learn more about using a key fob with a Simon XT.
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Will an Interlogix Simon XT Work w/o a Phone Line?
The only way for a Simon XT to receive monitoring without a phone line is with cellular service. Either a phone line or cellular service is needed for the panel to send outbound signals. Also, no communicator is needed to use the panel as a local sounder. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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